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Home > News & Media > Press Center > Archives > 2014 > National Newspaper Network CEO to speak on the power of newspaper media during NAA mediaXchange 2014

National Newspaper Network CEO to speak on the power of newspaper media during NAA mediaXchange 2014

Ray Chelstowski will discuss why newspaper media works and what works best

Sean O’Leary
Director of Communications
(571) 366-1009

January 14, 2014

Arlington, Va. – The Newspaper Association of America is pleased to announce Newspaper National Network CEO Ray Chelstowski as a featured speaker for NAA mediaXchange 2014, which will take place on March 16-19 at the Hyatt Regency in Denver. Chelstowski will present on Tuesday, March 18, during a session titled, “The Power of Newspaper Media: Why it works and what works best”  The conference will feature industry leaders addressing key topics including emerging digital trends, evolving revenue strategies and the transformation of news media.

Before starting as CEO at NNN, Chelstowski was a publisher of Newsweek (2010-2011), Entertainment Weekly (2009-2010), and Rolling Stone (2007-2008), as well as the senior vice president of sales and marketing at Digital First Media. He also has been a board director at-large at the American Advertising Federation since 2012. Chelstowski’s past and current titles demonstrate his leadership skills and innovative ways to ensure revenue success in any media platform.      

“I am very pleased to welcome Ray Chelstowski as a featured speaker for our 2014 mediaXchange conference,” said Caroline Little, NAA president and CEO. “Those who attend will be inspired by Ray and the valuable insight he can provide around the depth of his experience working in the industry and a history of utilizing best practices with measurable results. We can’t wait to see what Ray and other speakers will discuss with our 2014 conference participants as we look at the bright future of the newspaper industry.”

NAA mediaXchange is the largest gathering of industry executives in North America. The conference is designed to offer exceptional networking opportunities that allow industry professionals to share information and ideas that provide insight and produce results.  Additionally, the conference will focus on strategies to increase audience and revenue, innovations inside and outside the industry, and the sharing of best practices from our members.

Visit NAA.org/mediaXchange to register for the 2014 event. 

About NAA

NAA is a nonprofit organization representing nearly 2,000 newspapers and their multiplatform businesses in the United States and Canada. NAA members include daily newspapers, as well as nondailies, other print publications and online products. Headquartered near Washington, D.C., in Arlington, Va., the association focuses on the major issues that affect today's newspaper industry: public policy/legal matters, advertising revenue growth and audience development across the medium's broad portfolio of products and digital platforms. Information about NAA and the industry also may be found at www.naa.org.

About NNN:

The Newspaper National Network encompasses 9,000 print newspapers, local online, mobile, tablets, free-standing inserts, Hispanic/other niche publications, and weekly and suburban newspapers. As a one-stop point of contact for national advertisers, NNN creates and delivers innovative, scalable advertiser solutions. Categories of advertising served by NNN include but are not limited to packaged goods, consumer services, general merchandise, pharmaceutical, factory automotive, and business products. Based in New York City, NNN also maintains offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.